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Author Topic: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project  (Read 995 times)

webersalzburg

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Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« on: September 14, 2019, 03:34:24 AM »
I just got my 18 Gas kettle by Mail from the US itís in a good shape but needs some minor restoration and cleaning.
I would like to show the pictures Iím missing the grease pan, control knob and ignition.



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Walchit

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #1 on: September 15, 2019, 02:39:54 AM »
Nice!

JEBIV

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #2 on: September 16, 2019, 04:38:34 AM »
Did the thrifty have an ignitor?
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webersalzburg

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2019, 11:47:08 AM »
Hi Jeff yeah it has one but itís missing


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KevinInStL

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2019, 04:12:14 PM »
Whaaaaattt the heck? Definitely never seen anything like that. When did they make these?


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ReanimatedRobot

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2019, 05:16:23 PM »
I think they were around in the 70s. Probably the coolest one I have seen so far was a yellow 22 that turned up in the middle of no where this summer or early fall.

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webersalzburg

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #6 on: December 03, 2019, 10:49:21 AM »
Sorry forgot to post the result ! Of my resto


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JEBIV

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #7 on: December 03, 2019, 11:05:42 AM »
Nice restore, she looks new !!
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Dave in KC

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Re: Trifty Kettle 18 Grey restore project
« Reply #8 on: December 03, 2019, 03:59:45 PM »
Nice work.  Both on my my search list.  Some day  ......